Pieces of Rollercoaster

On the side of a university building in Ochanomizu there are several sculptures which could have easily been designed by Escher. From across the square it's very difficult....

Posted by Andy at February 28, 2006 :: 02:24 PM | Comments(0)
Ring of Roses

I've walked past this statue many times but never noticed it before. I blame the distracting fountains next to it. Still I'm glad I noticed it this time, I think....

Posted by Andy at February 26, 2006 :: 03:00 PM | Comments(0)
In the Spotlight

There was something very film noir about this plant and the lighting effect it created. There is an appropriate starkness to this photo given....

Posted by Andy at February 20, 2006 :: 03:18 PM | Comments(1)
Cabbage Flower

Strange cabbage looking things are planted all over town. My guess is mainly for their bright colours and their durability through the frosty winter....

Posted by Andy at February 19, 2006 :: 12:54 PM | Comments(1)
Too Loud

The neighbours weren't complaining but given the number of hifi, tv and dvd systems on display and the volumes they were at, perhaps they....

Posted by Andy at February 18, 2006 :: 11:58 AM | Comments(3)
Too Fast

I like this one to carry on the "best of the rest" series, despite the lack of clarity or focus. There's enough to tell what it is, although of course I....

Posted by Andy at February 17, 2006 :: 12:18 PM | Comments(2)
Hazard

Often around you see many things other people don't necessarily consider lethal....

Posted by Andy at February 16, 2006 :: 11:56 AM | Comments(0)
Taught

I really enjoy getting to see the detail of everyday objects. I hope you enjoy me sharing....

Posted by Andy at February 15, 2006 :: 12:05 PM | Comments(0)
For The Ladies

It's that day of the year where romance is in the air, chocolate fountains are flowing and restaurant bookings become hard currency. Happy Valentines Day!....

Posted by Andy at February 14, 2006 :: 08:45 AM | Comments(1)
Decline

A close up view of the steady decline of a (clearly?) Japanese sign. I suppose....

Posted by Andy at February 13, 2006 :: 01:19 PM | Comments(0)

Japan has a reputation for having many wierd and wonderful gadgets but to its credit I find a lot of them are actually useful from day to day. However, I've never been more appreciative of a simple and but effective improvement brought about by technology than this weekend just....

Posted by Andy at February 10, 2006 :: 09:37 AM | Comments(1)
Mistake

Another shot from yesterday morning's brief visit from the snow fairies....

Posted by Andy at February 08, 2006 :: 01:48 PM | Comments(1)
Stone Cold

Overnight there was a brief flurry of snow which had already started to melt come morning. I did get this shot....

Posted by Andy at February 07, 2006 :: 03:26 PM | Comments(0)
Cosmoworld

At one end of Yokohama there is an amusment park called Cosmo World. It has an impressive ferris wheel, two roller coasters, a logflume and a the usual assortment of horror rides and....

Posted by Andy at February 06, 2006 :: 01:57 PM | Comments(0)
Modern Times

Do you ever get the feeling some of the international corporations have succeeded a little too well? That sometimes they've set up franchises in places....

Posted by Andy at February 05, 2006 :: 12:04 PM | Comments(0)
Outgrown

A break from China town and time for the lens baby to make another appearance. Sometimes people need to paper over....

Posted by Andy at February 04, 2006 :: 12:10 PM | Comments(0)
Lucky Red

Around Chinese new year time the colour red is meant to bring you luck, and the number of red....

Posted by Andy at February 03, 2006 :: 12:14 PM | Comments(2)
Landmark Tower

The landmark tower stands out across the many bays around the Yokohama bay area. With so much water....

Posted by Andy at February 02, 2006 :: 12:31 PM | Comments(3)
Steamy Dragon

There are many such small street food places in Yokohama's China town. They serve dumpling-esque food stuffs containing....

Posted by Andy at February 01, 2006 :: 02:43 PM | Comments(0)
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